East St. Louis

Athlete of the Week: Tackling a healthy sports-life balance with Jeff Gurley

Jeff Gurley is a senior from Leawood, Kan. who is majoring in Political Science. He plays linebacker on the Washington University football team. Last year, he earned All-Collegiate Conference of Illinois and Wisconsin (CCIW) second team honors as well as Google Cloud Academic All-District and Academic All-CCIW honors. In our first installment of our Athlete of the Week series, I sat down with Gurley to talk about his future plans, his experience as a Wash. U. student-athlete and what he does off the gridiron.

| Senior Sports Editor

Op-ed submission: Connecting the dots

2017 marks the 100-year anniversary of the East St. Louis race riots, targeted at the African-American citizens of the city, which destroyed hundreds of homes, took hundreds of lives and forced thousands of citizens to flee.

Allie Liss | Partners in East St. Louis

East St. Louis residents talk positive change, WU’s role in community

Residents of East St. Louis gathered to discuss their experiences living in a city prone to adversity and how they envision positive change manifesting in their dynamic communities on Thursday night.

| Senior News Editor

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